Melanie Tafejian

Melanie Tafejian is a writer and educator from Olympia, WA. She holds an MFA in Poetry from North Carolina State University, where she won the 2020 North Carolina State Poetry Contest. She was awarded first place in the Atlanta Review International Poetry Contest and has work in The Georgia Review, The Los Angeles Review, Poetry Northwest, and Willow Springs among other journals.

What Fits Inside

The young girl I babysit told me about how a person can fit inside a whale heart, it’s that big.